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Rabies control measures in western New Brunswick

19 July 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will continue its rabies prevention and control measures in western New Brunswick this summer. “We continue to work to prevent and control the spread of rabies in our province,” said Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Ross Wetmore. “While the effort we have made in recent years […]

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Next phase of BC Hydro review to focus on climate goals, new opportunities

July 19, 2019 VICTORIA – To ensure BC Hydro is working for British Columbians, government is launching Phase 2 of the BC Hydro review, focusing on CleanBC electrification targets, new technologies, new roles for Indigenous Nations and examining future market opportunities. Phase 2 of the BC Hydro review will leverage BC Hydro’s strengths and focus […]

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65 New Correctional Officers Graduate

Frontline Workers will Increase Public Safety in Their Communities July 19, 2019 HAMILTON – Ontario is making the province’s adult correctional system safer by hiring 65 new correctional officer graduates. “Correctional officers are essential partners in Ontario’s justice system,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “They provide a vital service that directly impacts community safety across […]

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Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture meet to drive a strong and innovative agriculture and agri-food sector

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada July 19, 2019 – Quebec City, Quebec The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their two-day annual meeting in Quebec City today, co-chaired by Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and André Lamontagne, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for Quebec. The Ministers reiterated their […]

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Bison ground meat food recalls due to possible E-coli contamination

19 July 2019 The Department of Health is warning Nunavummiut about a food recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) due to possible E. coli contamination in food products from Northfolk Bison Distributions Inc. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased. Food contaminated with E. […]

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Little Red River Cree Nation benefits from several infrastructure improvements

From: Indigenous Services Canada July 19, 2019 — Little Red River Cree Nation, Treaty 8 Territory, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working with First Nations communities to invest in building and upgrading on-reserve infrastructure that supports the well-being of their residents. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of […]

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A New Agenda for Indigenous Economic Empowerment: MLI study by John Paul and Ken Coates

OTTAWA, ON (July 18, 2019): With a federal election approaching, politicians and policy-makers must re-evaluate Indigenous policy. Financial transfers and program spending are not helping First Nation communities get ahead. The status quo of Indigenous living standards and quality of life is not acceptable to Indigenous peoples or to Canadians as a whole. Clearly, a new […]

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan announces $89 million post-secondary fund

July 19, 2019 Batoche, Saskatchewan – Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) President Glen McCallum and Minister of Education Dr. Earl Cook announced a new 10-year, $89 million post-secondary fund specifically for Métis students. The new post-secondary fund provides direct financial support for Métis post-secondary students in the form of tuition, books and living allowance. In addition, the […]

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Inaugural Indigenous Aviation Camp to Take Flight at FNTI

July 19, 2019 (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ont.) — After training Indigenous pilots since 1990, the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) will be hosting its first annual Indigenous Youth Aviation Camp next week. From July 21 – 28, twelve Indigenous youth from across Canada will converge at FNTI’s Tyendinaga Aerodrome to attend ground school, C-172 training […]

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Provincial, federal governments and First Nations work together to address Big Bar rockslide

July 19, 2019 VICTORIA – Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and B.C. Premier John Horgan have confirmed their joint determination to do everything possible to ensure Fraser River chinook, steelhead, coho and sockeye are able to navigate past the Big Bar slide to their spawning grounds. The federal-provincial commitment came during a brief meeting […]

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After more than 100 years, gov’t makes good on Treaty 8 promise to N.W.T. First Nation – CBC

K’atl’odeeche First Nation members received portion of $28.3M settlement earlier this week Jul 19, 2019 Members of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) near Hay River, N.W.T., finally saw the federal government make good on a promise more than 100 years old. On Tuesday, K’atl’odeeche Chief April Martel handed out cheques to community members representing a […]

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Forest fire near Keewaywin First Nation has stopped expanding: officials – Globalnews.ca

KEEWAYWIN FIRST NATION, Ont. – Officials say a large forest fire heading towards a northwestern Ontario First Nation community has stopped expanding. The fire forced the evacuation of Keewaywin First Nation on July 7, sending 450 residents to Timmins and Sioux Lookout. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says the fire is 965 square […]

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Media Advisory: Sacred Eagle Feather ceremony

23 July 2019 EDITOR’S NOTE: A ceremony and reception will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at Government House, 51 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, to celebrate the partnership between First Nations and the provincial government to introduce the Eagle Feather into New Brunswick’s court system. Elders will be gifting sacred Eagle Feathers during […]

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Fish farm on Cape Breton reserve pairs up with Cooke Aquaculture – CBC

Rod Googoo calls it ‘an incredible opportunity’ for Cooke to market product produced by Indigenous people Jul 19, 2019 The We’koqma’q First Nation in Cape Breton is partnering with fish farming giant Cooke Aquaculture to help with the sales and marketing of the reserve’s Bras d’Or Lakes steelhead trout. Since 2011, a trout farm has […]

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GN improves surveillance standards for Nunavut’s drinking water – Nunatsiaq News

19 July, 2019 “We’re just trying to make sure that the drinking water meets national best practice … because Nunavut deserves that” Nunavut has improved its drinking water surveillance systems, which could make an increase in turbidity announcements a sign of progress rather than a sign of declining water quality. “We’ve adopted a more forward-thinking […]

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Iqaluit Parks Day celebrations postponed

19 July 2019 The activities scheduled to take place at the Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park to celebrate Parks Day on July 20, 2019 are postponed due to bad weather. Parks Days is an annual celebration that takes place across Canada to promote healthy outdoor living. For more information, please contact Caroline Ipeelie-Qiatsuk at 867-975-7784 or […]

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation hold ceremony to commemorate wrongful hanging of Chief ʔAhan

New Westminster, BC – Today, July 18, 2019, the City of New Westminster hosted the Tŝilhqot’in Nation who held a ceremony commemorating the wrongful trial and hanging of Chief ʔAhan. On this same day in 1865, Chief ʔAhan was the last of six Tŝilhqot’in War Chiefs that were hanged during the Chilcotin War of 1864/65. […]

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Create that spark’: Software testing program seeks to increase Indigenous people in IT sector – CBC

PLATO program in Regina sends students directly off to internships; many get jobs Jul 19, 2019 Saskatchewan has a new six-month software testing program that aims to bring more Indigenous people into the IT industry. There are 14 students enrolled in the Professional Aboriginal Testing Organization (PLATO) program in Regina. With classes five days a […]

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Centre for Indigenous HIV research awarded $4.8-million CIHR grant – Daily News McMaster

July 19, 2019 McMaster researcher Randy Jackson and his research partner Renee Masching, from the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), have been awarded a $4.8-million CIHR grant for a massive, multidisciplinary, cross-Canadian project that will respond to the growing problem of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) among Indigenous populations. The grant, which amounts to […]

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Media Advisory: First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Annual General Assembly July 23-25, 2019 in Fredericton, NB

First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Annual General Assembly July 23-25, 2019 in Fredericton, NB July 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Hundreds of First Nations Chiefs, leaders, Elders and youth are set to gather July 23-25, 2019 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly (AGA) […]

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Statement from Minister Carolyn Bennett and Minister Seamus O’Regan: Celebrating Back To Batoche in Saskatchewan

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada BATOCHE, SASKATCHEWAN (July 19, 2019) — The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, and the Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan issued the following joint statement today: “Today we are excited to attend the Back To Batoche Festival, an annual celebration to recognize the contributions of the Métis […]

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Yamana Gold Announces Early Results of Cash Tender Offers for Certain of Its Outstanding Public Notes

TORONTO, July 19, 2019  — YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI; NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) today announced the early results of its previously announced cash tender offer for its 4.95% Senior Notes due 2024 and 4.625% Senior Notes due 2027 (collectively, the “Public Notes”).  According to information received from D.F. King & Co., Inc., the Information […]

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Tervita Corporation Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2019 Results and Conference Call Details

CALGARY, ALBERTA (July 18, 2019) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”, the “Company”) (TSX:TEV) announced today that it expects to release the results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019 after market close on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Interim Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis will be posted to Tervita’s website and SEDAR […]

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GPM Metals Announces Private Placement Financing

July 18, 2019 (Toronto, Ontario): GPM Metals Inc. (“GPM” or the “Company“) (TSXV:GPM) is pleased to announce that it proposes to complete a non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”) pursuant to which it will issue up to 7,000,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.075 per Unit to raise aggregate gross proceeds of up to $525,000. […]

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Athabasca Denesųłiné take Minister Bennett to Court to force her back to the negotiating table

BLACK LAKE, FOND DU LAC and HATCHET LAKE FIRST NATIONS, July 19, 2019  – For 20 years, the Athabasca Denesųłiné have been negotiating an out-of-court settlement with Canada for recognition of their Rights within their traditional territories in what is now known as Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.  Suddenly, without notice or discussion, Canada, unilaterally stopped negotiating in mid-June. Yesterday, the Athabasca Denesųłiné were forced, […]

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Suncor Energy releases 2019 Report on Sustainability

CALGARY, Alberta, July 18, 2019- Suncor today released its annual Report on Sustainability which details the company’s environmental, social and economic performance. Suncor’s perspective on the challenges and opportunities of climate change, and the transition to a low-carbon economy are contained in its third Climate Risk and Resilience Report available within the Report on Sustainability […]

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MMF Commemorates 80th Anniversary of the Ste. Madeleine Tragedy

July 19, 2019 Binscarth, MB – Today, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) began three days of remembrance of a tragic and historic time in Métis History. In 1939, 80 years ago, the Metis Community of Ste. Madeleine was burned to the ground and hundreds of Métis Citizens were forced to relocate to make way for […]

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Building the legacy of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

July 19, 2019 The 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), which took place from 15 to 19 July in Geneva, Switzerland, celebrated the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. During the Opening Session, H.E Mr Coly Seck, President of the Human Rights Council, and Ms Mona Rishmawi, Chief of […]

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BC Government: Public Accounts confirm investing in people pays dividends

July 18, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is reporting higher income and stronger economic growth in 2018-19 that is helping make life more affordable, improving the services people count on and supporting a strong economy in British Columbia. “For years, the old government chose to work for the few at the top,” said Carole […]

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Nunavut expands choice, reduces mark-up on cannabis products – Nunatsiaq News

19 July, 2019 Only licensed weed is legal, GN warns The Government of Nunavut and the Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission have taken steps to expand the range of legal cannabis products available to Nunavut residents and reduce prices, the GN said this week in a public service announcement. “The NULC has worked with its […]

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Funding arrives for Abegweit First Nation baseball field – CBC

Jays Care Foundation gives $70,885 for construction The Abegweit First Nation in Scotchfort, P.E.I., received its funding for a new baseball field from the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday. Three months ago, the Jays Care Foundation announced it would fund $70,885 for the new diamond. It’s part of the Field of Dreams grant program that is […]

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OHRC: Letter to Minister Pablo Rodriguez on Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy

July 19, 2019 Hon. Pablo Rodriguez Minister of Canadian Heritage House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Rodriguez: I hope this letter finds you well. On behalf of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), I wish to commend the government of Canada on the recently released Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism […]

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Minister Coady Highlights Provincial Interests at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

July 18, 2019 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, was joined by federal, provincial and territorial colleagues earlier this week for the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Cranbrook, British Columbia. Minister Coady participated in a number of discussions of importance to Newfoundland and Labrador including: Improving Canada’s global competitiveness and regulatory framework; […]

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Media Advisory – Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, Treaty 57 Territory, Ontario

Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, Treaty 57 Territory, Ontario – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event on drought mitigation and the construction of a water servicing expansion project with the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services; Mike Bossio, Member of Parliament for Hastings–Lennox and Addington, on behalf of […]

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Indigenous-led research centre to address HIV among First Nations, Inuit and Métis

USask researchers to lead $2.9-million project. BY USASK RESEARCH PROFILE AND IMPACT Jul 18, 2019 SASKATOON—The rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan and Manitoba is to be addressed by a new $2.9-million Indigenous-led research centre to close gaps in prevention and care. First Nations researchers at the University […]

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit – Underserved Inuit in Ontario continue to be Marginalized

On July 8th, 2019, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett announced changes and additional funding for a Federal Labour Program now known as the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training program (ISET). The program was formerly known as the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Program and has been in existence in various […]

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Canada and First Nations in Treaty#4 and Treaty#6 Mark Settlement of Specific Claims

July 18, 2019 — North Battleford, Saskatchewan— Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Working together in a spirit of co-operation and renewal to find shared solutions through dialogue is the best way to help right past wrongs, honour treaty obligations and advance reconciliation with First Nations in Canada. Today, the Government of Canada and First […]

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Sixteen Schools Receive 2018-19 NWT Drop the Pop Awards

July 18, 2019 Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the 16 schools chosen to receive awards as part of the 2018-19 Drop the Pop campaign. Forty-eight NWT schools participated in the 2018-2019 Drop the Pop challenge using funding to promote healthy foods and beverages. The winning schools will be awarded prizes ranging […]

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Minister O’Regan signs a Regional Education Agreement with the Sunchild First Nation

July 18, 2019 — Edmonton, Treaty 6 Territory, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with Sunchild First Nation Chief Jonathan Frencheater, signed a Regional Education Agreement today benefiting approximately 330 First Nations students. The official signing ceremony took place in Edmonton, Alberta, in Treaty 6 territory. This […]

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Reflections on social inclusion and cohesion on campus and in community – Daily News McMaster

July 18, 2019 As I reflect on my first year at McMaster, I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment in being a part of an exceptional Canadian university – exceptional by many measures of excellence, including its commitment to embodying equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Exemplifying this commitment to EDI is the recent launch of […]

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Saugeen Ojibway Nation and Bruce Power forge new partnership to collaborate on life-saving medical Isotopes

July 18, 2019 The Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) and Bruce Power have entered into a collaboration agreement to jointly market new isotopes in support of the global fight against cancer while also working together on creating new economic opportunities within the SON territory by establishing new isotope infrastructure. The agreement will leverage a project announced […]

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Dene prepare to discuss its nation’s future at off-the-grid assembly in N.W.T. wilderness – CBC

Absence of internet and cell service will promote stronger focus and relationship-building, chiefs say Jul 19, 2019 The Dene Nation will do things a little differently when chiefs, elders and community members from the five regions of Denendeh come together for their annual gathering this year. The 49th Dene National Assembly from July 29 to […]

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BC children’s minister says she is looking into birth alert system – CFJC Today Kamloops

Jul 18, 2019 KAMLOOPS — B.C.’s children’s minister says her ministry is looking at its use of birth alerts after a pair of Indigenous inquiries called on governments to change the system. Birth alerts are issued to flag at-risk babies. In a recent case at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, a baby was apprehended by […]

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Canada supports the efforts of Saskatchewan Indigenous groups to rebuild their nations

July 18  2019 – Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada has committed to transformative change to renew relationships with Indigenous peoples, and continues to support Indigenous groups seeking to rebuild their nations in a manner that responds to the priorities and unique needs of their communities. Today, […]

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Lakehead Public Schools – Building Strong Math Skills

Students work with professional carpenters at Math Camp July 18, 2019 For the third summer, elementary students are again constructing stronger math skills this summer by learning carpentry! Seventeen Lakehead Public Schools students entering Grade 7 this coming September are working on their math skills and learning about carpentry at a special camp through a […]

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Federal training scheme marginalizes southern Inuit, TI says – Nunatsiaq News

18 July, 2019 StatCan estimates about 40 per cent of Inuit now live outside Inuit Nunangat A federal Indigenous training program that Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, promoted in Iqaluit earlier this month “further marginalizes” the Inuit of Ontario, the head of Tungasuvvingat Inuit said yesterday. Bennett “announced” the program […]

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MNBC Opens Dawson Creek Regional Community Resource Office

July 16, 2019 Métis Nation BC is pleased to announce the opening and complete renovation of our Dawson Creek Regional Community Resource Office, and we invite you to drop by. Many renovations and a whole lot of TLC has gone into transforming this space into a place of gathering and warmth for the community to […]

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Saskatchewan First Nation receives money to help bison from Prince Albert National Park – Preeceville Progress

July 18, 2019 MISTAWASIS FIRST NATION, Sask. — A First Nation in Saskatchewan will receive federal funding to help conserve a dwindling population of free roaming plains bison from Prince Albert National Park. Officials with Environment and Climate Change Canada say the Mistawasis Nehiyawak Guardians Program is one of 22 First Nations-led projects to receive […]

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Laurier researchers receive over $5M in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

July 17, 2019 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University researchers have received more than $5 million in funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Thirty-six Laurier faculty members working in a broad range of areas, from advancing Indigenous environmental stewardship to studying the effects of paternity leaves on men’s career outcomes, received funding through the Connection, Insight […]

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Kitigan Zibi man wins business competition with tea leaves – APTN News

July 18, 2019 Kayoki Whiteduck, the owner of Kayo-Tea, an organic tea company he grew from scratch, is hoping to expand after winning a competition. Whiteduck recently won top prize in an Indigenous entrepreneurial competition called Pow-Wow Pitch. “Then they select winners and I was fortunate to win the first place prize,” said Whiteduck. The […]

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